Increasing demand for sodium-ion batteries (SIBs), one of the most feasible alternatives to lithium ion batteries (LIBs), has resulted because of their high energy density, low cost, and excellent cycling stability. Consequently, the design and fabrication of suitable electrode materials that govern the overall performance of SIBs are important. Aerosol-assisted spray processes have gained recent prominence as feasible, scalable, and cost-effective methods for preparing electrode materials. Herein, recent advances in aerosol-assisted spray processes for the fabrication of nanostructured metal chalcogenides (e.g., metal sulfides, selenides, and tellurides) for SIBs, with a focus on improving the electrochemical performance of metal chalcogenides, are summarized. Finally, the improvements, limitations, and direction of future research into aerosol-assisted spray processes for the fabrication of various electrode materials are presented.
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
This work was supported by a National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) grant funded by the Korea government (MSIP; no. 2017R1A2B2008592 2, 2018R1A4A1024691, and 2017R1D1A1B03034473).
- anode materials
- metal chalcogenides
- sodium ion batteries
- spray processes
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Organic Chemistry